Forcible Entry Training

Earlier this week, members completed additional training on our Multi-Force Door Simulator which allows us to review forcible entry techniques in order to gain entry into structures that may be locked or heavily fortified.

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Tri-Boro Alarm

This morning Tri-boro units (Oradell, River Edge and New Milford) were alerted for an activated Fire Alarm at The Woodcrest Center in New Milford.  Oradell Tower 21 arrived first due with River Edge Ladder 11 and New Milford Engine 32 behind them.  Companies determined the alarm was set off by workers in the basement.

Working Fire – Garden Apartments in River Edge

Chief 20, Captain 202, Tower 21, and Engine 23 responded this morning as part of the working fire assignment to the 100 block of Kinderkamack Road in River Edge.  The River Edge Fire Department, who was first on the scene, was able to extinguish the fire quickly while firefighters from Oradell’s Tower 21 helped ventilate the structure and open up walls to check for any fire spread.


April Training

Each month the department comes together for small group training to learn new skills and refine old ones.  Currently the department is working on a three month rotation to train on search & rescue, vehicle extrication, and tower ladder operations.